Publications

With an array of experts on electoral and political processes, the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) regularly produces white papers, books, reports and manuals on topics such as election security; political finance; gender equality; standards for conducting election audits and ensuring electoral integrity and transparency; public opinion on elections and democracy; and providing equal access for persons with disabilities to electoral and political processes. 

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20 Jul 2016 | PUBLICATION
Following the historic 2015 elections in Myanmar, the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) published five reports that provide important data on the accomplishments of the 2015...
12 Jul 2016 | PUBLICATION
There are currently four separate and different reserved seat systems for women at three levels of government in Bangladesh, and they produce different gender equality outcomes. This paper, authored...
20 Apr 2016 | PUBLICATION
More than one year after the start of the conflict in Yemen, fighting continues between pro-government forces backed by the Saudi-led coalition and Houthi militias allied with armed forces loyal to...
13 Apr 2016 | PUBLICATION
With IFES engaged in historic elections around the globe and major organizational developments, 2015 was a busy and productive year. We worked with national election management bodies, partner...
29 Mar 2016 | PUBLICATION
In February 2016, the General Election Network for Disability Access (AGENDA) published Disability Access and Inclusion in the Political Processes of Four Southeast Asian Countries. The report...
18 Feb 2016 | PUBLICATION
On September 20, 2015, Nepal’s Constituent Assembly approved a new constitution, transitioning Nepal to a Federal Democratic Republic divided into seven provinces. IFES has developed a factsheet to...
19 Jan 2016 | PUBLICATION
This report is based on qualitative research conducted by IFES in 2015 in an attempt to identify common barriers to the employment of women as election staff and potential measures that could be...
9 Dec 2015 | PUBLICATION
With support from USAID's Global Women’s Leadership Program, IFES is developing a systematic approach for engaging men to support women in leadership and decision-making roles in political and...
8 Dec 2015 | PUBLICATION
Elections – be they presidential, parliamentary or for local offices – are complex undertakings. From consolidated democracies with stable democratic institutions, to transitional ones experiencing...
30 Oct 2015 | PUBLICATION
In 2015, an assessment was carried out to determine how accessible Ukrainian political processes were for persons with disabilities. The research focused on an analysis of international and national...
1 Oct 2015 | PUBLICATION
The mood in Nigeria is extremely upbeat following the peaceful conduct of the 2015 general elections, which led to the first democratic transfer of power in the country’s history. 
15 Sep 2015 | PUBLICATION
On November 8, 2015, Myanmar will hold general elections. The 2015 elections will be an important milestone in Myanmar’s democratic transition. Approximately 30 million people are eligible to...